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Gunman who opened fire on Tennessee highway was motivated by police shootings, authorities say

Gunman who opened fire on Tennessee highway was motivated by police shootings, authorities say

A black Army veteran accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway told investigators he was angry about police violence against African Americans, authorities said Friday.

It was one of several spasms of violence across the country this week amid boiling tensions over policing and race.

One woman died and three others, including one police officer, were injured in the rampage early Thursday.

Meanwhile, police said officers have been targeted in Georgia and Missouri in the aftermath of two high-profile killings of black men by law enforcement and the Dallas attack that left five officers dead and seven more wounded. Other...

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